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Training Courses

Lifeline Canberra is experienced at and offers delivery of a wide range of training courses to the community and corporate sector.

At Lifeline we run training for organisations (Community Sector as well as Government Departments) on a range of topics.

Some such sessions available include Accidental Counsellor, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) and also Mental Health First Aid. We also run other programs relating to Dealing with People in Difficult Situations, Building Quality Client Relationships, Emergency Readiness – Personal Support after Disaster and other such similar topics. Lifeline Canberra has expertise in delivering training in two areas; Volunteer Training and Community or Corporate Training.

We run Public Workshops that are available for anyone in the community or we can discuss coming to you to run a specific workshop that has been designed for you and your staff/situation. Lifeline Canberra have training rooms and facilities available, equally we can arrange to come to your location and deliver a session in-house session for you.

This two-day program has been developed for people who find themselves in situations where counselling or empathetic communication is required. The program focuses on the importance of communication and resilience in a work place and provides participants with a range of skills to work effectively with clients who are distressed, agitated or in crisis. Find out more.

This course provides participants with fundamental skills to deal with people who are displaying difficult behaviour. This intensive course equips people with the skills needed to de-escalate difficult situations as they arise, and most importantly, the value of boundary setting and self-care. Find out more.

Would you know what to do if someone talked to you about having thoughts of suicide? Lifeline Canberra offers a two-day program designed for people in the community who want to feel more comfortable, confident and competent in helping people at risk of suicide. ASIST is a highly interactive, practical, practice-oriented workshop. Find out more.

Resilience in the Workplace is designed to build stress resilience and empower staff to perform at their peak. Using evidence-based strategies from the latest in academic studies, and behavioural and brain science, this practical course covers the essential skills and resources employees need to become more effective contributors within their workplace. Find out more.

This two-day course addresses many mental health issues such as depression, anxiety disorders, psychosis, drug and alcohol, deliberate self harm and eating disorders. Find out more.

For further information on these training courses, please contact us or call our office on 02 6171 6300.